4. Hajia Bola Shagaya
Bola Shagaya is one of the richest women in Nigeria. She is a business woman and the founder and CEO of Bolmus Group International which is a diversified Nigerian conglomerate company with interests in oil, real estate, banking where is a board member of Unity Bank PLC she is also involved in communications and photography. Her investments span across to the oil sector, banking and finance including real estate with hundreds of town houses in Nigeria’s choicest neighborhoods and she also owns properties in Europe and the United States.
She is also a board member of the National Economic Partnership for Africa Development (NEPAD), a Nigerian focused business group. Hajia Shagaya, seemed to have aligned herself with important military and political figures in Nigeria and is reputedly very close to former Nigerian military president, Ibrahim Babangida and the Nigeria’s first lady, Dame Patience Jonathan. Bola Shagaya is one of therichest women in Africa today.